Wednesday April 27, 2016 at 8:00 AM EDT
Thursday April 28, 2016 at 5:00 PM EDT

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The Courtyard by Marriott Wilkes-Barre 
879 Schechter Drive
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

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Michael Horvath 
Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance 

ITAR / EAR Boot Camp – 2 Days 

Learn the basics of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) so you can enhance your skills and minimize your company’s risk. Ensure your State and Commerce license applications are approved with the first submission.

  • Understanding Commerce/BIS & OFAC
  • The Ten General Prohibitions
  • How to Use the Country Chart & Resources for Control
  • Exercise-Finding a Product on the CCL
  • Preparing a License and Letter of Explanation (LOE)
  • License Exceptions & STA
  • Preventing Violations & Recordkeeping
  • State/DDTC and the New ITAR Definitions
  • Order of Review & Classification
  • How to Complete an Electronic License Application
  • Defining Technical Data & Public Domain
  • ITAR Exemptions
  • Licensing Requirements for Foreign National Employees and Visitors
  • ITAR Compliance and Recordkeeping

Join us for this valuable seminar - a $995 value for only $50 per person when you register before April 15th (registration includes breakfast and lunch).  

Presented by Suzanne Palmer, Export Compliance Solutions


Suzanne Palmer, President, Export Compliance Solutions (ECS), is a former State/DDTC Licensing Officer who served over 10 years with the State Department before joining the defense industry and a University Affiliated Research Center.  Ms. Palmer combined this unique experience to found ECS and has been providing interactive training and interpretation of the ITAR and EAR for the last 12 years.  Suzanne has extensive experience conducting voluntary risk assessments and directed audits.  With a goal of establishing viable robust compliance programs, Ms. Palmer has had the privilege to serve on the Defense Trade Advisory Group and as a Special Compliance Officer for companies operating under a Consent Agreement.  

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Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment and the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development through the Northeastern Pennsylvania Defense Transition Partnership

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